China's BYD to sell plug-in hybrid in U.S. by 2010

China’s BYD first to market with mass-produced plug-in hybrid

Chinese manufacturer BYD is planning to have plug-in hybrid vehicles on sale in the U.S. within two years, with similar ambitions for the European market. The company took a step closer to reaching those goals by launching the world’s first mass-produced plug-in hybrid vehicle in China this... read more

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HydroGen4 marks GM's first fuel-cell vehicle fleet test in Europe

Electric-powered vehicles are widely perceived to be the way forward for personal transport. Fuel-cell vehicles offer many advantages over traditional battery-based systems... read more November 26, 2008 by 

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Audi demonstrates inter-brand car-to-car networking in Germany

The second CAR2CAR Forum at a testing ground in Dudenhofen, Germany, was the site of a new step forward in vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems. Among several other... read more November 14, 2008 by 

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EU considering three year delay of 120g/km CO2 limit

The European Union is ready to abandon its long-established goal of cutting carbon dioxide limits for new vehicles to 120g/km by 2012. Under a proposal introduced during... read more November 3, 2008 by 

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EU considering incentive program to scrap older cars

The European commission put forward a proposal on Wednesday to introduce a scheme to offer motorists incentives to scrap their old cars in order to boost sales of new... read more October 30, 2008 by 

EU carmakers want $55 billion loan package

EU carmakers want $55 billion loan package

American carmakers recently secured a $25 billion loan guarantee from the federal government, and now their European counterparts are seeking the same sort of deal from the... read more October 3, 2008 by 


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